Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... Read More
Wrapping up money?
When looking at western style cultures, gift giving is done for many occasions. Holidays, anniversaries,... Read More
Located in the same district as the famous Tsukiji Fish Market, the Tsukiji Hongwanji Temple... Read More
The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera
While I was in Miyagi Prefecture, I heard about a temple in the sky called... Read More
Nichirenshu Saichuzan Joshoji and Aikido: The Way of the Mental Sword
We were welcomed at the Nichirenshu Saichuzan Joshoji by Itou-sensei, who was the head priest... Read More
Studying the Meiji Restoration in the City of Kitakyushu
Kitakyushu is close to many Asian countries, and because it is conveniently located on the... Read More